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  1. Alvarez takes hard road with Lara

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez could have picked just about any opponent he wanted and still made a big payday in his July 12 fight. But Alvarez, motivated by naysayers who believe he would duck certain opponents, is not tha...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  2. Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara to meet in junior middleweight non...

    Dan Rafael

    Former 154-pound titleholder Canelo Alvarez and reigning titlist Erislandy Lara will meet in the main event July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas after agreeing to terms over the weekend, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  3. Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara bout being negotiated

    Dan Rafael

    Richard Schaefer, who promotes Canelo Alvarez and titleholder Erislandy Lara, told ESPN.com on Monday night that he is in the midst of negotiating the fight and hopes to wrap up the deal shortly.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  4. Hopkins helps Philly honor Frazier

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins is a Philadelphia fighter through and through, and the late heavyweight champion Joe Frazier is the ultimate Philly fighter. So Hopkins, along with Golden Boy Promotions, announced that they have made "a s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  5. Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa to headline Apri...

    Dan Rafael

    Three of boxing's most exciting punchers -- Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa -- will be in action April 26 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  6. Adrien Broner to fight Carlos Molina on Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marc...

    Dan Rafael

    Adrien Broner was knocked down twice, roughed up and lost his welterweight title to Marcos Maidana by decision in a December upset. Maidana parlayed the huge victory into a lucrative unification fight with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  7. Erislandy Lara to make first junior middleweight title defense ag...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara, recently elevated from an interim titleholder to a full one, will make his first defense against former beltholder Ishe Smith on May 2 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  8. Shawn Porter, Paulie Malignaggi to fight April 19

    Dan Rafael

    Shawn Porter to make first welterweight title defense on April 19 against Paulie Malignaggi

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  9. Canelo dismisses Lara challenge

    Dan Rafael

    It's one of the oldest tricks in the book for a desperate boxer looking to land a big fight: Go to the star's press conference and call him out. Demand that he fight you. Sometimes it even works. It did for Antonio Tarver years ago when he made a ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  10. Thurman, Matthysse doubleheader

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer likes for his fight cards to have a theme. For example, Saturday night's Showtime PPV card, headlined by an expected brawl between Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo, is called "Toe T...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  11. Canelo Alvarez seeks validation against Alfredo Angulo

    Dan Rafael

    What do you get when you cross a pair of high-octane fighters desperate to get back in the winner's circle? We'll find out Saturday when Canelo Alvarez meets Alfredo Angulo in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  12. New opponent for R. Alvarez

    Dan Rafael

    Ricardo Alvarez will still fight, just not for the lightweight title as he had hoped. Alvarez, the older brother of former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez, was due to challenge lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa on Saturday night in one ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  13. Omar Figueroa injures hand, withdraws from title defense against ...

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa, who has been out of action since July because of hand injuries suffered in his last fight, injured his left hand in training, forcing him to withdraw from his first defense next week, Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  14. Thurman-Collazo in the cards?

    Dan Rafael

    Luis Collazo's second-round knockout of fellow former welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz on Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., was impressive, vaulted him back into the consciousness of fight fans and certainly set him up for...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  15. Hopkins-Shumenov nearly set

    Dan Rafael

    One fight that has been in the works probably will be finalized and another probably won't, according to Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer. Golden Boy has been working on the light heavyweight unification fight between 49-year...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  16. Delay in Maidana-Broner rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Marco Maidana and Adrien Broner are still headed toward a rematch, but it isn't going to be in April, as Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer and Showtime had planned. Maidana scored two knockdowns and outpoi...

    Blog | January 20, 2014